Muriel Rukeyser

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: Poetry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 12-15-1913

Died: 02-12-1980

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

RUKEYSER, MURIEL. Appointed for creative writing in poetry; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1943.

Born December 15, 1913, New York City.  Education:  Vassar College, 1930–32; Columbia University, Summers, 1931, 1933.

Publications:  Theory of Flight, 1935; U. S. 1, 1938; Mediterranean, 1938; A Turning Wind, 1939; The Soul and Body of John Brown, 1940; Wake Island, 1942; Willard Gibbs, 1942. Articles and poems in Poetry, Life and Letters, New Republic, Nation, New Masses, New Theatre, New York Herald Tribune Books, Kenyon Review, Southern Review, Yale Review. Contributor to Modern American Poetry, New Republic Anthology, Trial Balances, Icarus, Best Poems of 1938, Best Poems of 1939, Proletarian Literature in the United States, A New Anthology of Modern Poetry, This Generation.

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